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Fusarium keratitis is a serious corneal fungal infection that may result in permanent vision loss if left untreated. Fusarium keratitis is rare but the symptoms should be investigated to ensure the eye is not damaged permanently by the infection. Those who suspect they have an eye infection should schedule an appointment with their eye care provider immediately. Symptoms of fusarium keratitis include the following:
• Blurred vision which occurs suddenly
• Redness of the eye
• Pain in the eye
• Increased sensitivity to light
• Increased tearing
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|